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Ke Proof I Water Proof I ■ ' for ho' l "* bar "* » nd »>> fur either fUt or etrvp ■!' .inn:. >or further p»rti.uUr« ■i. i, J M [mar, - Colo. ■ A E. t ENT & CO ■teal Estate & |LiO-A-N" BROKERS • ■ IioRTII MAIN STREET, laniar, Colo. I JOHN W KRI6E.H, Ittobiet I AT I LAW, 1 |r. M » Netionel B»nk gf I CUtUtiL. • I A U. NICHOLAS ft ttor.vey I AT I LA W I XOSTtI MAIN STREET fta*i colorsno I DR. J. S. HASTY, Itfci in> P • Drag Itori. fA«»r nele I F. E. Irwin, I Civil and Hydraulic I Engineer. P*put.y" County Surveyoi 1 |lrii£iu tad Blue I'riuta Executed I on Short Notice. ItrrT AND LAND SURVEYING ▲ SPKCIAi-1 \ . I Morth Main street, Umar, -colo. G. L; HIMES, mORHEt-AT-LAW AID Money to Loan. ATTENTIOIT GIVEN* COLtEC TIOVS. lAMaR, COLO. BURGER HOTEL. r. W. BURGER, Prop. ***** Mai* st. . lamak, coi.o. »mw bouie, newly fitted end fur *‘*k*4 tkirouaboat. Tables suppded with **•*••» the market affords. Boarding bjr J*»»r»e*k. rartlea proving up before the AS« saaAe % rate of fl.ooper LOCAL NEWS. Ilev J. I». Dishop wi* up to Pueblo Thursday. Thw m.ntiimoniNl market appear* to be lively. J. u. Cochrane, of Wilde, wa* in to urn yeatcrday. Ml>B Clara Porter Went to Palmer Lake Thursday. J I). Hopper was (lowa from La- Atiiinaa Sunday. The proopccta f«»r the new eoutl. ; •ide ditch are good. J. C. if Coy was at La. Anima. the timl of the week. Fence post* are being hauled from Latnar to ('hivington. C. C. Good*>e had legal huaicea* at La* Aui 111 a* Tuesday. J. u. Neelaud cam** up from Cool idge yesterday uimniug. J C. McCoy ha* inoxed hi* l.kW «,f fice to the Holme* block. Yesterday and today the tw< • hor'e*’ »<»x* of the xcur Mr. Dn kiiifoti V G>i. ii ( r> j .» eler in tow n yesterday. D. Ziroerman ha* mox d In* .-flic, to the corner on Railroad Ave. There «ji just rain enough last Saturday morning to lay the du*t. The Athletic Club ball Christmas eve. The Firemen’s ball Xew\ ear eve. The children of the public school j have a vacation until after the hwli days. W. O. Duller bought four horse* with harness from John Mel) *wd, Monday. K. 'V. Fuller and John Clark weir out Tuesday with 11. II Holm berg ! «»o a survey. F P. Allen. M. C. Cash and master Snowdon ail of Granada w*-: In town re*ter*lay. \V I ik >t 11. L. Saif Jc Cm’s drew tile pt»U) a', the r,ifH last Saturday night- Ha t a pl**asat>l tune said those who alien led the ladies ov.*tcr >up per Tuesday evening. As th ; a is the last :*>’*,. the Hr I*TRK lisftirs Christmas, wC ui* - our ! i -ad-1 » wtftri Ciirhluiis The store building to be occ. ■ i i j by m. L Swift A Co. is being paint ed and fixed up in nice shape. Frank Descent is spending tin holidays wr:th his wife and paimt* at Superior, Wisconsin. M. J. Smith editor of t**u» best f j papers the Pueblo Merry W ibi. niade us a plea* ml call Wednesday We hope there is not a child in town wh« will be forgotten at the Christmas tree. I.ct everjone gc kOIIICtIIUIg. County Treas urer Kellogg b * given notice tuxe* arc due, and that the penalty for non-payment goes on January first. i: M S ft. r ii .* tiled hi* Not .i > bund uih ihe secrdai y of state and will soon be ready to perform tie duty of a Notary. There will hive to be a new ir. voice of roairiiig. able young folks in this town ‘O' n, if the marrying rag*- don’t Id up pretty son. Out door wmk *o f«r tin* winte. has piogrcss.d the same us ill the month of September, and camping out ia i»enrl> as pleasant. f T D x** i. iu • ’*V bingron t - ~ . ... Mr. lUr J I nr ... ,n i to visit Ills mother and »>-- ler who reside in that ciiy. J. 11. Holmes ha* refused three hundred dollars cash for the black horse he drives. It will takeau even five hundred to get that horse. A. 11. Kogers the mereh .nt ui Wilde cam* up from 11 P la,:e Thursday to meet his mother who was returning from a visit east. George T. Herbert lias bis hard ware store open again. Wo hop. to sec him doing the booming business he at ono time did in this low n When the ditches are all in use licit summer between l’ueblo and the state liue. there wont be uiueh water in the river below Coolidge. Fall wheat and rye are looking well I.ronnd Sheridan Lake, the) had good crops up there last season, and expect to do as well if not belter next Tear. The first Christmas iree ir Lamar was In a hall in til. Holmes blink, the evening was a pleasant one to all who attended and will not be forgot ten by the people who were bcie ibVDe CO I.OK ADO I.AMAU. Land Office bulletin. Our Wa»h '»2ion correspondent Bends us the follow-in g mutter: L >nd l omcitt* decided The nunu-H of tUe Mireeswf.il partie* are urinted in capital lettters. I‘AN’L ROC. MRS V w. U.S. UENRV S. BARK vs. Alexander L. Hud. B H lVrrer has gone cast to j -pend ibo holidays. M, * # Katie Arhnekle ifc home from Denver to spend the holidays. J. S Porter goes to Palmer Lake | to morrow to he gone some time. The road just this side of the river bridge is full of holes, making it ; hard on freighters, a d»yV woik with a t*am would pur the road in good shape. j Operator Nance has been appoint | «*d (nation agent at Folsom, New Mexico Mr Nance is a first-class ni iii and the people of that place ! will like him. I*nere will he a dime social at the residence of p. S. Lynch on Friday • vet ing her. 28th. for th<* benefit of j the t lnistian church. All arc cor i diallv invited. Station agent Johnson went down j io Dodge Ctry Wednesday to tn«-rt h§» family, they will stop af i ’oolidge to park and ship their household ; goods up here. From the prescut outlook, judging , t»y the way rattle are being shipped | out of the country there will not be, : much necessity for a herd law, unless ttiev arc driven in there will not hr j many rat.gr cattle to annoy the funn- I ei» uext year. ; S ,ie of the settlers who proved up claims &"Jth of here, are filing ■ whatever right they have left on laud | the north side ditches, others j that i v* the money and no rights i ate buvi'.g l and under the ditches. Irrigati n is growing in f*\or with , til clas-ea. The llund of Hope will have an . r.t« s t-.inment at :Ik* upper room of , ihe school house (city hall) on Min ay Christmas eve at two o'clock p. 1 r:i Th.r parents of the children arc j «!l i . im m!\ desired to be present, a:> : i! ■ public iu general are cordial ly i.ivited. Eva D. Hoppes, Secretary. A Kansas editor who has had a • v.» ml exjK*rience, says, “that no town ’ with less than a thousand inhabitants ran support a newspaper .is it should, and no town with lest* than fifteen l.nndnd can give two ! paper a decent support,” which is a statem i t that newspaper men will i accept as correct for eastern towns. It i* different out west, yet it tnay be that Lamar is loaded to the muzzle with papers. G. M. N. Barker representing the j (Jr.-in 1 Rapid School Furniture Cora | pnuv arrived in town Monday night ■ .i d remained line several days. A. J H. Rogers of Wilde has been ap | jointed local agent for Bout county and i- prepared to furnish estimate* on all clae»«** and kinds of school furniture. No better selection * t a \ le d agent rould l ave bei-u made, und as his company ha** the roputa ; liou of being among the best, wc *;.l l.«ok for Mr. Rogers to get the ! business of this put of th‘; country. A Christinas entertainment will be \ n t? * M. 10 church on Christ in i- eve. by tlir patrons of the town. F.vn vbo Iv invite l to take part. The following is the programme. Quartette by Mrs. Moiris. Mrs. Rawlings, Messrs. Irwin and Dough tv; Rccitatioy by Frank Sanders; Recitation by Fannie Davis; Song ’.y Mir. Colburn and ohiidrcti: Rcci tat ion bv Florece Morehouse; Song jby six little girls; A five minute ' spoecli by Hey. Bishop; Recitation ,by Gallic C eper; Solo by Mrs. j Morris. j The Lamar people who invested m | Folsom p-opeity arc feeling nappy tiii« week. On Wednesday C. C. Goodale who is the manager of the Folsom town company received a telegram announcing that the presi | dent lr«d signed the bill establishing a land office at that place. Mr. Good ! : ,ie naturally feels jubilant over the : result as he w as the originator of the town one year ago. Folsom will now undoubtedly enjoy a boom ihe raili- ad company are going to make it a summer resort for the Tex ans. I s beautiful location combined wi'ii t's other advantages make it one of the most desirable places for in ! vestments in the west. Married:—At Las Animas Wed nesday December 19th S. 11. Coxhead and mss Hannah Ilarrel, and Char lie Alford ami Miss May Little all of this ciry, these weddings were quite a surprise to their acquaintances who notv unite in wishing them happiness. Mr. Coxhead has a residence that he will furnish and move into the first of next month, at present they are Moping with the parents of the bride mi . and urs S. Ilarrel. Clay Creek, Colo., Dec. 19, ’BB. Kditor Register; Returns from Clay Creek gave Harrison and Morton a large major ity. Mr. Ed. Moury is having a well drove, we wish him good luck and water. Mrs. J. A. Donning has been very si- kof late, but is recovering. Dr Hasty attending. Mis* Miry C. Pickle made final proof on her claim Saturday the 15th. f.. M Snider just returned from the mountains, he reports everything m owed under, but crops are all har vested. Are not we of the south side en titled to a ditch, or what is the mat ter, try us once and see if we can't stand prosperity, there are thousands of acres of as good land as ever lav out doors waiting for irrigation and cultivation. We predict five years hence land on Cay ('reek within ten miles of Lamar will, if well irrigated com mand from #SO. to #75. per acre. Verily the reward awaits those who hold and improve their claims. Clay. If you want meats That you can eat That will «li«jPHt So you can rest Call at Stewart's Meat mar k et, North ot Monger’s store, Lamar, Bent Co. Colo. Lots of Money. Your money is ready, spot rash loans on final proofs and deeded ! in ils Goodai kA: Cooper. tf. NOTICE. I', s. Land Office I.nranr. Colorado, December UJlb.lsss. Complaint having been entered nt this of ri • • r. Thompson ngulnst Bcnja ! nil’i RnM.'in for abandoning his Homestead i P utrv Vo. il'.l dated at Lamar. Colo., O'-tober » I--7 Upon the " W 1 t Section 33, Town _i,;l» :-. i: ujy* IS W., in Bent County. Colo., ti a v'ew to the cancellation of said entry, the - al'l parties are hereby summoned to up ! ;,t till * oir.ee on the SSth day of Jan.. 153.1, ;,r 9 o'clock U. in . to respond ami furnish tea ilniony concerning said alleged abandon* FRANK r ARBUCKLE. Register. George. !.. Himes, Att’y for Contestant. 37 30. NOTICE. V. S. Land Offlce, at Lamar. Colorado. * Dec. 3th, Complaint having been entered at this of IV r- hv C uri -s S. It nnpenthal against Charles II |ia ’.imi'ii.: for abandoning his Homestead Fmrv No 17*13. dated ut Lamar. Colo., July 31, 1-*- upon the S. V l-» Section 3. Township 32 > Uantre |s\v.. In Bent County,Colorado, with n vien to Hie e:in.-ellatlon of said entry, the Mild parties are hereby summoned to appear ut i lil- otllce on the 33 day of Jan. IWJ, at 'I o'clock a. in., to respond and furnish testl nionv concerning said allceed abandonment. FRANK i*. ARBL'CKI.E, Register. G«*o. L Illme*. Ait'y for Contestant. W 59. NOTICE. U. s. Land Offlce r.t Lamar. Colorado, Nov. 6th, 1-sS. Complaint havlnghecn entered at this offlce hv Ilenr . \ Morris against Allan A. Marquis i,,r abandoning bis Homestead Entry No. 1006 listed Slav 3nd, IHS7, npoii the s. w. 1 I Section h Township Range 44,1 n I.as Animas Conn tv Colo., with a view to the cancellation of -i,id • ntrv, tie- -aid parties are hereby sum r j„„ed to appear u« this offlce on the 2nd day .Jan. 1389. at :• o'clock a. in., to respond and f-irnt-ii testimony concerning suld alleged | abandonment. fraNK P. AUBCCKLK. 35-3 S. Register. M. 13E8E11.9 Physician and Surgeon. - LSMAR, - COLO. Or&HESS, itlorecy ai tacilo: it Law. LAMAR, - - - COLORADO. Has lind fifteen years experience In octlvc practice In bolli Stale and U. S, Court#. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO CON TESTS IN U. S. LAND OFFICE. Collectsi frcsjUj AtUndoi ti BROS., REAL ESTATE LOAN AND INSURANCE, FARM & GITY LOANS A SPECIALTY. Settlers located on government lands. Investments made for eastern par ties. Timber-Claims cultivated for non-residents. Farm and City Insurance. Legal papers acknowledged. Land Office tilings made out. Contests made. Prompt attention given to all business. -'*AGENTS FOR THE KANSAS INVESTMENT CO* Office over Banh of Lamar. LAMAR. - - - COLORADO. Stock Exchange, RESTAURANT strLd LUNCH COUNTER Wines, Liquors, and Gigars Robert Sweetman. Prop. Old STORE. NEW GOODS _A_ Pull Xjj.n© of Groceries Coffees, Sugars. Teas, Ery Salt And Smoked moats. Flour, Grain, Canned Goods. Dri d Fruits, Crackers, Cheese and EVERYTHING TO BE FOUND In sl gx*oo©x*y store J. J. HUNGER, NORTH ST. LAMAR, - COLO. SALE OF 1 STATE AND SCHOOL LANES. Notice is hereby Riven that I trill sell. at pnhlic auction, to the highest responsible bid der, on the 27th day of December l*-* nt2 o'clock p. in., at the office of Stutc Board of Land Commissioners, Denver, Colo., the following described lands, viz: v - P of ti m Bee. • Value of or. M. per acre. Improvements. $ c $ 80 8. 1 2of .8. W. 1-4 lft 22 8. MW. -V'*> ISO N. W. I I 18 22 8. 59 \V. 5,00 W) X. 1-2 of X. W. 1-4 22 J 2 >. Vj W. ft (,-0 ISO a 1-2 of ne 1-4 An l-2of se 11 .T 2 22 8. 45 W. *..V) 1183 00 80 sel-lnwl 4A no 1-4 rw 1-4 32 22 S. 43 W. SjftO 500 00 40 S. ► . 1-4 of W. 1 4 20 22 8. 40 W. sjo o 380:00 80 X. 1-2 of N. K. 1-4 32 22 8 . 40 W. sjoo 683 00 10 X. E. 1-4 Of X. W. 1 4 32 22 8. 40 YV. 3|oo 335 00 160 X. E. 1-4 3.1 22 8. 40 W. j 300 1345100 ICON. W. 1-4 33 22 S. MW. 3;00 l»43lOO 80 "W. 1-2 of N. VT. 1-4 31 22 S. 46 W. 4 50 623;00 80 E. 1-2 of X. E. 1 4 33 22 8. 40 W. 4 VI M&j00 100 X. E. 1-4 £6 22 8. 46 \V. 3 50 1496 110 160 X. W. 1-4 36 22 .8. 48 W. 350 i 1496.03 ICO S. W. 1-4 36 22 S. 40 tv. 530 I 320 00 ! - i i ; Xo land will be sold at le.-s than the minimum price per acre, as given above. The pf r» cols will bo sold in the above order, and each tract will be sold as described above—be the same more or less. TEUMS:—Timbered lands, cash at sale; other lands, 30 per cent, cash at sale— balance In seven equal annual payments, with Interest at the rate of seven per cent, per annum. IX the purchaser does not own the improvements, he must pay for the name at sale. PurehaH er will execute bonds, us provided m Section 18, Act of April 2. 1887. Purchasers .:-ust bo citizens of the United Mates, or persons who have declared their Intention of becom.'c.* such. A. SAGEXDORF. •23-28. Register .State Board of Land fV>TOrM*v*r.«r».